KMC Notices and Events

• Vogelweh Gate 8 (Vogelweh Armstrong’s Gate on Arizona Boulevard) will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday for preventive maintenance. All personnel are encouraged to use Gate 9 (Vogelweh Housing/B-270 Gate) for all entry and exit during this time.
• The 86th Airlift Wing Legal Office will be closed Tuesday for a staff assistance visit. Regularly scheduled legal services will resume on Wednesday.
• The KMC Housing Office and the Furnishing Office will be closed May 1 and 14 due to legal German holidays. They will also be closed May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.
• The 86th Medical Group’s Ramstein Clinic will be closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 14 for mandatory training. Additionally, it will be closed May 25, June 11 and June 12. As the clinic improves its processes, it welcomes customer feedback. To provide feedback, call
Maj. Janelle Quinn, 86th MDG group practice manager, at 479-2687.
• The 86th Security Forces Squadron Pass and Identification office in Bldg. 2402 on Ramstein will be closed today for renovation and will re-open at 7:30 a.m. on Monday. Restricted area badges will still be issued at Bldg. 2402 and the Installation Access Control System, ID and Common Access Card registration service is available at the Ramstein West Gate Visitor Control Center. For more information, call the 86th SFS
Pass and ID Section at 480-5429 or

Road construction 
Road construction will take place through May 29 on Lawn Avenue on Ramstein near Bldg. 2128 with half lane closures. Roadwork includes replacement of underground heat lines between Bldgs. 2128 and 2158, which requires excavation on the edge of Lawn Avenue. Road restriction is one lane for the duration of the heat line replacement. Facility access will be maintained
throughout the project through the use of steel plates over the heat line trench. Slight traffic delays in the immediate area may be expected; motorists should plan accordingly. Drivers should exercise extreme caution due to proximity of construction traffic, and for everyone’s safety, obey the traffic laws and

Joint Combat Dining-In
KMC 5/6 will sponsor the 2015 Joint Combat Dining-In May 15 at Pulaski Park. JCDI is an all-enlisted, multi-services event. It’s a chance to have some fun and network with fellow brothers and sisters from all branches. Tickets cost: $10 for E-1 to E-4; $15 for E-5 to E-6; and $20 for E-7 to E-9, and include food, drinks and a souvenir. For tickets and for more information, call Staff Sgt. Blanca Gama at 479-2500, Sgt. Michael Currin at 480-6037, Staff Sgt. Michael Nyman at 480-6037 or Staff Sgt. Tamara Atwater at 480-4039. Uniform of the day is combat wear (any combination and within taste) and water

Honor guard needs members
The Ramstein Honor Guard is in need of sharp E-1s to E-6s. Anybody interested should contact Tech. Sgt. Henry Lopez at 480-5980/5986 or join training from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays in Bldg. 2010 on Ramstein.

Extended hours
The Kaiserslautern Veterinary Treatment Facility located on Pulaski Barracks is extending its hours of operation to better serve the community. Beginning May 11, the veterinary clinic will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Thursday. The clinic will be closed on Fridays, federal holidays and occasionally at other times due to mission requirements such as end of month inventory. For details,
contact the veterinary clinic at 493-4444/4505  or 0631-3406-4444/4505.

Participants sought for study
If you are 18 or older, a Landstuhl Regional Medical Center beneficiary and have had problems with pain and sleeping for three months or longer, you may be eligible to take part in an acupuncture sleep, pain and research study using ear acupuncture for insomnia and pain. Participation is voluntary and confidential. For more information, call 590-4059/5641,
06371-9464-4059/5641 or cell phone 0174-375-6086, or email
Retirees’ updated information
The 86th Airlift Wing Retiree Activities Office has been receiving large amounts of email rejects from its retiree contact list. Retirees who changed their email address since they initially registered with RAO, should email with updated infomation, or call 480-5486 or 06371-47-5486.

Sales in housing
Yard and garage sales in family housing are permitted on Saturdays only. Parking issues and disturbance of neighbors is reason to terminate sales. Residents may not use signs to advertise sales anywhere within the KMC housing areas. For more information, call Karen Carbon at 489-7108.

Vehicle Safety Day
In order to ensure your safety on the road, Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is offering free vehicle safety checks as part of the Vehicle Safety Day event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 8. Mechanics will spend a minimum of 10 minutes per vehicle and review all components to ensure that your vehicle can properly pass an inspection and drive safely on the road. No registration is required. Come by Pulaski Automotive Skills Center and receive one car wash for $5 upon completion of inspection. For more information, call Pulaski Automotive Skills Center, Pulaski Barrack at  493-4167 or 0631-3406-4167.

Special events in KMC
Ramstein-Miesenbach will sponsor this year’s Rheinland-Pfalz State Fair June 26 to 28. Cities and union communities of the state of Rheinland-Pfalz, charity organizations as well as military forces will participate in the fair to demonstrate who they are and what they have to offer. The event will include live music, dance performances, displays and a farmers market. Organizers are expecting more than 180,000 visitors.
Landstuhl will celebrate its Sickingen year with special exhibitions throughout 2015, and the castle event days will take place from  May 7 to 10, featuring a medieval market and music performances.